Langham Place on Fifth NYC's Chef David Tweaks Favorite Candied Pecans
Recipe Type: Cocktail Snack
Cuisine: Continental
Serves: 8-10
Candied Pecans, served at The Langham Place Fifth Ave., a sleek hotel in the Langham brand invites a nibble with a smart cocktail or glass of wine at Measure Lounge while you listen so some of NYC's best jazz musicians.
  • Pecan halves, walnut halves or a combination of both – approximately 1 lb.
  • Castor sugar – 2 cups
  • Water – 3 ½ cups
  • Cinnamon sticks - 2
  1. Place the cinnamon, water and sugar in a pan and bring to the boil. Add the nuts and boil. Drain the liquor ( discard liquid, drain nuts) and then deep fry in batches until crisp, around 30 seconds. Allow to cool before serving.
  2. ( Author's Note: Chef did not specify how long to boil, we did 5 min. You may dust with sea salt if you wish) .
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